What to Explore in Ilocos Norte?

What makes Ilocos Norte (or the whole part of Ilocandia) so popular is because it’s a destination with complete package. There are sceneries to enjoy, festivals to experience, native food to try, and historical sites and churches to visit. People from the south don’t mind the 10-12 hours drive from Manila because everything in you […]

Casa Consuelo – A Discovery

Posted by on Jan 3, 2013 in Ilocos Norte, Pagudpud | 2 Comments

After 2 nights at Pannzian Beach and Mountain Resort, we decided to try resorts somewhere near Blue Lagoon. My agenda is to take a sunset/sunrise shot of the lagoon. However, as we’re looking for a place to stay, the initial resort we have in mind “Kapuluan Vista” is fully booked that time. So we have […]

Exploring Pagudpud – Blue Lagoon

Posted by on Jan 3, 2013 in Ilocos Norte, Pagudpud | No Comments

They say that the Blue Lagoon a.k.a. Maira-ira Beach is the Boracay of the North. Well, in my humble opinion, not even close. It’s not even close to El Nido’s fine white sand. However, the place is truly worth visiting. It has a distinctive aura that will make you enjoy the view and its blue […]

Exploring Pagudpud – Timmangtang Rock and Bantay Abot Cave

Posted by on Jan 3, 2013 in Ilocos Norte, Pagudpud | No Comments

Another interesting places to visit while in Pagudpud are the Timmangtang Rock and Bantay Abot Cave. These are rock/land formation that seems to be picturesque. It’s very near to each other and situated along the road going to Blue Lagoon. Timmangtang Rock Bantay Abot Cave Simply being there was a great experience. I spent some time here for […]

Exploring Pagudpud – Patapat Viaduct

Posted by on Jan 2, 2013 in Ilocos Norte, Pagudpud | 5 Comments

Aside from the famous white beach of Pagudpud, there are few places that are worth visiting around Ilocos Norte. No wonder why people are traveling up north from different areas of the country. Patapat Viaduct – The Patapat Viaduct is a viaduct at the municipality of Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte, a coastal resort town on the […]